Easing the College Funding Crisis for Hispanics

Gardner, Sandra
March 2005
Education Digest;Mar2005, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p58
Discusses the funding crisis in higher education in the U.S. being faced by Hispanics, as of March 2005. Factors that led to cutbacks in the higher education funding; Decision of other U.S. states to divert their limited student-aid monies from need-based to merit-based aid; Plans of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities for low-income Hispanic students.


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